Category Archives: DESIGN

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SolidSmack Sessions | Interview with Keyboardio Founder and Lead Design Engineer Jesse Vincent

2 days ago

Considering how much time we spend at our keyboards (well, many of us anyways), even the slightest of design changes can make a world of difference in how we interact…

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New NERF Blaster Designs Feature Clear Plastic Housing to Reveal Internal Mechanisms

6 days ago

When it comes to staying innovative in an age where toys are being replaced by touchscreen devices and apps, leave it to NERF to keep churning out new ways of…

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Industrial Designer Ivan Zhurba’s New Lamp Converts Old iPhones into Lamps and Speakers

1 week ago

As electronic manufacturers including Apple and Samsung race to produce the next great consumer electronics product with each season, its no surprise that over 152 million mobile devices – including…

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Behind the Design: How Raspberry Pi Created a User-Friendly Housing for Their Microcomputer

1 week ago

As of June of 2015, over five million (and counting) Raspberry Pis have been sold to a new generation of Makers, Hackers, Developers, Tinkerers and Programmers. Already the fastest selling…

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New Sonder E-Ink Keyboard Changes Hot Keys as You Change Digital Tools

2 weeks ago

It’s no secret that one of the fastest ways to improve any digital workflow is to learn a program’s hot keys. Whether the program in question is Photoshop, SolidWorks, MODO…

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Dyson Turns Their Attention from Vacuums and Bladeless Fans to Satellite-Inspired Lamps

3 weeks ago

Although we’ve come to know the Dyson brand as an authority on vacuum cleaners – and more recently, fans that utilize Bladeless Fan Technologies – the company has also been…

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New Construction System Uses Desktop 3D Printers to Create Human-Scale Furniture

4 weeks ago

It’s not surprising that using additive manufacturing to create large-scale objects – such as chairs – hasn’t really taken off; between the size of a 3D printer needed combined with…

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These Graph Paper Scarves Help You Measure Your Assemblies On-The-Go (and in Style)

4 weeks ago

Known primarily for being one of the best typographers of all time, German typographer Erik Spiekermann has created dozens of iconic typefaces for both commercial and corporate clients that many…

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Billy Boxes Crush Custom Tool Box Design and Upgrade Your Truck

4 weeks ago

I’m not ashamed to say it. I want to buy a truck, just to buy a Billy Box. Austin-based Billy Boxes is fresh on the truck bed scene making everyone…